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Carmel Is Thrilled To Welcome Back Veteran Early Childhood Educator Julie Thaler to Lead New Transitional Kindergarten Program
"What guides my approach to early childhood education is developing a relationship with each child, and embracing their individuality. Its allowing my students to use all of their senses. Its child led and driven by their desire to understand more. It trusts that each child is a capable learner and supports individual choices and higher order thinking. Its about exploration and freedom of creativity. It allows students to accomplish goals in their own time, while respecting where they are developmentally. It understands the value of play. Its unhurried and embraced. Its being in the moment.”

Transitional kindergarten bridges preschool and kindergarten, and gives students a head start that will yield future academic success. Carmel’s program provides students with a strong foundation for success in elementary school. Our program’s project-based curriculum follows the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and incorporates Bank Street and Reggio Emilia approaches to early childhood learning. Contact our Director of Admissions Daneet Brill to learn more about our newest addition to our early childhood education program.
Upcoming Events
First Day of School
9/1/2015

TK/K Parent Meeting with Nora & Rebecca
9/1/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
After dropping the children of at the bus on Lafayette, join us for coffee, to meet each other and shmooze.
Location: Music Room

12:00 PM Dismissal - TK-8th Grade
9/4/2015

School Closed - Rosh Hoshannah
9/14/2015
   to 9/15/2015
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Carmel Academy News
Carmel Receives Major Grant For Intergenerational Program
Carmel Academy is excited to announce that it has received a generous grant by the Better Together program that will promote intergenerational relationships between the school's students and Greenwich seniors. The grant will be used to establish a monthly book club, where Carmel Academy's 7th grade students, together with seniors, will read, learn, question, discuss and connect through a shared Jewish lens.
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Carmel Student's Letter Gets Presidential Response
When Carmel Academy rising 6th grader, Yadid, sent a letter to President Obama, he never thought he'd get a reply, let alone a reply that was featured on the White House blog. Click here to read the Greenwich Time newspaper's front page article about Yadid and his letter exchange with the president!

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Carmel Academy Celebrates 10th Commencement
Carmel Academy graduated its Class of 2015 on June 18th, celebrating its 10th commencement exercises. The graduates spoke poignantly about their graduation theme “Unity and Friendship,” reflecting upon what they learned at Carmel, both inside the classroom and out, and how the school has shaped them.
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